As the american public moved into these new lands they needed to make room for their houses and farms and towns so the forced the natives peoples out. As the united states explored the western side, we met new groups of indigenous people. Amanservant slumped to the floor in a faint. All or parts of 15 Western states would eventually be carved from its nearly 830,000 square miles, which stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada, and from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. For more than a century after La Salle took possession ofit, the LouisianaTerritory, with its scattered French, Spanish,Acadian and German settlements, along with those ofNative Americans and American-born frontiersmen, wastraded among European royalty at their whim.
Ambrose of The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation. Prior to the Haitians' defeat of Napoleon's army in 1802, Saint-Domingue figured as the centerpiece of Napoleon's dreams of a restored French Empire in North America. The Spaniards signed a treaty with the French that would allow Spain to get parts of Italy. The Louisiana Purchase also was a profit to the young country because it opened it to port New Orleans. Although talks ofan independent nation for these people was introduced, it did notgo far. Napoleon had toyed with the idea of reasserting French power in North America and then decided to abandon that project because it was too expensive and he could not spare the troops to protect that vast area. Eventually all or portions of a dozen states emerged from the territory.
Some of the negatives of this event is that we forced the native americans there and many of them died on the way there trail of tears The Louisiana purchase was huge step in the united states because it more then doubled its sized. It also gave us new resources,ports, and new trade routes because of trade. Americans pushing west into the Mississippi Valley and beyond would've encountered not free land acquired by the United States for pennies an acre, but instead a fortified French empire commanded by Napoleon Bonaparte, the most imposing imperialist of his time. Third, the Louisiana Purchase accelerated the decline of aristocratic government even under the Jeffersonian Republican-Democrats, and fueled the rise of Jacksonian democracy. The negative effect was that it pushed the Native Americans out of there homeland and it would cost more money to take care of the people moving into the Louisiana Purchase.
In the meantime the U. He believed thisacquisition would be detrimental to relations between France,Spain, and the United States. There was many positive and negative effects of the purchase. Opponents of the Louisiana Purchase feared that Spain would attempt to reclaim the Louisiana Territory by force. McDonald is director of the Association and author of more than 20 books on Texas.
In the Louisiana Purchase their were many effects. In the ensuing debates, the issue became more politically volatile and the sides grew more polarized, contributing to the deepening divide that eventually would become the Civil War. Lets look at the positive side now shall we? With the new land also came more power. France's possessions in the West Indies were restless and minor attempts to break from the … French Empire were occurring in the islands. America wanted to buy New Orleans from France because the Mississippi was there only way of getting crops from the West to the market by shipping it out from the port in New Orleans. What we now consider to be the traditional European beverages—tea with milk and sugar in Britain, café au lait in France—truly manifested globalization in a cup.
There were many positive and negative effects of the Louisiana Purchase. There were many positive and negative effects of the Louisiana Purchase. For one thing, they considered itfoolish to voluntarily give up an important French holdingon the American continent. Twelve years before, he had returned from afive-year stint as American minister to Paris, shipping home86 cases of furnishings and books he had picked up there. This was a big problem to the natives because they had no where to go. In 1783, when America got independence from the British rule, it was uncomfortable to have a Spanish presence on its western borders.
Butthe focal point of the celebrations is Louisiana itself. A lot more money would have to go into to maintaining this land and serving to the desires of the people. Barbé-Marbois received his orders onApril 11, 1803, when Napoléon summoned him. He watched the fighting all night and was inspired to write a poem. James Wilkinson, the new commissioners of the territory, officially took possession of it in the name of the United States, assuring all residents that their property, rights and religion would be respected, celebratory salvos boomed from the forts around the city.
The positive effects was that it doubled the space of the U. The Louisiana Purchase gave the United so much more land to settle in and farm. Yet still, the French couldn't regain control over Saint-Domingue and its liberated slaves. At the same time it would cost the U. That the Louisiana Purchase ended up extending the American slave system farther into the South and West is one of history's great ironies. With this idea it resulted as one of the negative effects of this westward expanstion.
The Louisiana Purchase, made 200 years ago this month, nearly doubled the size of the United States. Another positive is that by purchasing this, Jefferson created a precedent like thing that the presidents after him followed, by purchasing more land and expanding the U. By purchasing the territory from France, the United States was directly antagonizing Spain. It also laid the groundwork for the Civil War as the new territories took sides in the heated slavery debate. The French on the other hand would get back Louisiana. Napoleon needed Louisiana to serve as Saint-Domingue's hinterland, growing food and cotton to feed and clothe Saint-Domingue's slaves and providing timber to fuel Saint-Domingue's sugar mills.
Instead he received the entirearea known as the Louisiana Territory and the New Orleansport and only paid 15 million dollars for it. The negative effect was that it took the land away from the Native Americans that lived on the land. Despite this argument, Jefferson's decision to go ahead with the purchase opened him up to accusations of political hypocrisy and decreased the power and prestige of his party. This movement west also resulted in the destruction and genocide of Native Americans as well as the continuing question regarding whether of not the new territory would be slave or free. Prior to cane sugar's arrival, the sweetest taste available to the European palate was honey, which provides a much milder sweetness kick—most Northern Europeans prior to the 16th or 17th century never tasted anything in their lives as sweet as our modern breakfast cereals. It also gave the American colonies a place to legally expand to.